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9D73FBA52D0B6F59872583A8007B00D6 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB19-057

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date Feb 21, 2019      
Location HCR 0107



SB19-057 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


03:23:42 PM  

Representative McCluskie, sponsor, presented Senate Bill 19-057, concerning information about student loan repayment programs.  The bill requires that the Department of Personnel and Administration (DPA) annually provide informational materials to state employees on the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, and other federal student loan repayment options.

03:28:39 PM  

The following people testified on the bill:

03:29:20 PM  

Charley Olena, New Era Colorado, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Olena distributed information about federal public service loan forgiveness (Attachment A) and submitted written testimony from Karen Cody-Hopkins, representing Colorado Student Loan Lawyers, in support of the bill (Attachment B).

03:32:04 PM  

Ryan Case, American Federation of Teachers, testified in support of the bill.

03:34:53 PM  

Amanda Valenta, Bell Policy Center, testified in support of the bill.

03:37:31 PM  

Aleeya Wilson, representing herself, testified in support of the bill.

03:39:38 PM  

Dana Villareal, representing herself as a student at the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:42:59 PM  

Molly Frommelt, representing herself as a student at the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:45:09 PM  

Saul Alfaro, representing himself as a student at Metro State University, testified in support of the bill.

03:46:57 PM  

Olivia Manke, representing herself as a student at the University of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

03:49:23 PM  

Julie Grossman, representing herself as a high school student, testified in support of the bill.

03:51:37 PM  

The panel responded to questions from the committee.

03:53:01 PM  
Representative McCluskie responded to questions from the committee regarding the bill and made concluding comments. Committee discussion ensued.


04:09:06 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 19-057 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved McCluskie
Seconded Exum
Baisley Yes
Bird Yes
Coleman Yes
Cutter Yes
Exum Yes
Geitner Yes
Larson Yes
McCluskie Yes
Ransom Excused
Titone Yes
Wilson Yes
Buentello Yes
McLachlan Yes
Final YES: 12   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






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